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Operational Test Mechanic Salary
in Oakland, California

$73,689 (USD)

Average Salary

$35/hr

Average Hourly

$1,415

Average Bonus

Last updated: December 15, 2019

The average pay for an Operational Test Mechanic is $73,689 a year and $35 an hour in Oakland, California, United States. The average salary range for an Operational Test Mechanic is between $53,300 and $90,558. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Oakland, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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Description:
  • Conducts final operational testing and troubleshooting of entire electrical, hydraulic, oxygen, pneumatic, fuel, surface control and rigging systems, and component parts installed in aircraft, under simulated flight conditions, according to blueprints, diagrams, engineering documents, and specifications, using precision instruments and test equipment: locates and disassembles structural, mechanical, electrical, or other parts and assemblies to facilitate testing, using blueprints, diagrams, handtools, and power tools.
  • Attaches fittings, clamps, lines, and hoses to test equipment, such as hydraulic test bench, pressure or vacuum test cart, and fuel quantity calibration equipment, and connects test equipment to system components to be tested.
  • Operates test consoles, test equipment, and aircraft controls, or observes operation of system components, such as control surfaces and landing gear, being operated by other workers to determine system performance under simulated flight conditions.
  • Communicates with other workers during system checkout, using radio headset or other communication device.
  • Operates steering cart or aircraft controls to move aircraft.
  • Interprets and analyzes test results to diagnose malfunctions.
  • Adjusts, replaces, or repairs defective components, or documents rework to be completed by others.
  • Records operational test and rework information.
  • Fabricates test aids as required.
  • May perform operational testing of specific electrical, mechanical, or other aircraft system and be designated checkout mechanic, hydraulic and rigging.
Operational Test Mechanic Job Prevalence in Oakland, California, United States

Job family: Inspectors, Testers, Sorters, Samplers, and Weighers

Job family population: 557,510

Estimated population of Operational Test Mechanic jobs: 1,182

Rate of error: 0.7%

Estimated salary in 2024:
$85,426
5 Year Change:
16 %
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Operational Test Mechanic Job Listings for Oakland, California

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... the operations team with the development of training material and provides training to the ... Upon initial set up of the machine, run the product through the machine to test and verify that ...

The average pay for an Operational Test Mechanic is $73,689 a year and $35 an hour in Oakland, California, United States. The average salary range for an Operational Test Mechanic is between $53,300 and $90,558. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Oakland, California.

ERI’s compensation data are based on salary surveys conducted and researched by ERI. Cost of labor data in the Assessor Series are based on actual housing sales data from commercially available sources, plus rental rates, gasoline prices, consumables, medical care premium costs, property taxes, effective income tax rates, etc.

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